Power Vent ™

Power-Vent ™ Marine Drive Systems for Commercial and Military use.

The next generation in Marine Propulsion Systems

The POWER-VENT ™ Marine Drive System is based on inboard type simplicity and reliability with the performance characteristics of Surfacing Propellers and the shallow draft of Jets.

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Illustration Courtesy of Popular Mechanics Magazine

THE KEY IS PLACING THE SURFACING PROPELLER UNDER THE CRAFT. THIS CONFIGURATION ALSO IMPROVES THE OPERATING RANGE OF THE SURFACING PROPELLER

Power-Vent ™ is a unique, scalable drive system thats simplicity and reliability inherently combines the feature characteristics of all other drive systems while significantly reducing operational and maintenance costs

ADVANTAGES

  • High Velocity Surface Drive System that utilizes High Speed Diesel Engines
  • Shallow Draft, Non-Clogging/Fouling as in Jet Drives
  • No Horse Power/Torque limitations, Instant Drive
  • Excellent Handling, Forward or Reverse
  • Balanced Steering, power steering not required but recommended
  • Low Life Cycle Maintenance Costs
  • No Corrosion, extended life
  • Very Simple System for maintenance, only basic mechanical skills required
  • Unobstructed/Clean Transom, drive system under vessel, allows for tailgate if so desired
  • Field repairable, Power-Vent components are reproducible, if necessary, by qualified machinist aboard Naval Vessels/Facilities